Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Advent/Christmas





4 Weeks of Advent
Hope Peace Joy Love


Books
  • Merry Christmas Curious George
  • Minerva Louise on Christmas Eve
  • Kipper's Snowy Day
  • The Winter Visitors
  • Hanukkah!
Crafts
  • Salt Dough Ornaments for class and friends
  • Coloring Christmas pages
  • Decorating a picture of a Christmas tree (didn't get to do this one)
Music
  • Disney Family Favorites (Christmas)
  • Wee Sing Christmas
  • Piano Sing-a-long
  • Oh Come Oh Come Emmanuel
Cooking/Baking
  • Christmas Cookies for the neighbors
Activities
  • Decorating the House
  • Polar Express Parade at Gramsie's School
  • Lighting the advent candles each morning to begin prayers
  • Opening a door on the advent calendar
  • Placing one stick a day into Jesus' bed to prepare for Christmas

Making ornaments

Sneaking into the presents (and pulling on the tree).

Wrapping ornaments for class

Santa comes after the Polar Express Parade!

Standing by with his Polar Express Ticket

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Nature Appreciation/ Camping

November 1-5

Books


When We Go Camping


Amelia Bedilia Goes Camping


Maisy Goes Camping



Toasting Marshmellows


Fred and Ted Go Camping


Crafts
  • Coloring a forest and camping equipment
Music
  • How I Love to go Camping-Larry Groce on the Disney 4 Album
Activities
  • Setting up sleeping bags, a tent, chairs, pretend food and animals inside.
  • Observing nature in the front and backyard with a magnifying glass.
  • Camping for dinner in the backyard. We set up a tent, grilled hobo dinners, and ate outside.